Saturday, November 28, 2015
American Airlines Center
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The Denver Nuggets travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, November 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 209.5.
The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 6-9 and a road record of 3-4. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.2 as they are averaging 100.1 points per game while giving up 105.3 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 9-7 and a home record of 4-2. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 100.6 points per game and surrendering 100.3, good for a point differential of 0.4.
Kenneth Faried comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 27 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. Danilo Gallinari averages 18.2 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Deron Williams averages 13.6 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 94%. Dirk Nowitzki averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Denver averages 100.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.1 per game. The Nuggets allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Dallas averages 100.6 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 4th with 13.7 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 19.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Mavericks force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 7-8-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 8-6-1 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 10-6-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 7-8-1 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/27/15 F Joffrey Lauvergne Back "?" Friday vs. San Antonio
11/27/15 F Kenneth Faried Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. San Antonio
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/27/15 PG Jose Juan Barea Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Denver
Tony's Pick: Take Denver
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